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Felony DUI Attorney in Georgia

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Handcuffs, car keys and alcohol - Felony DUI penalties

Most DUI charges are considered misdemeanors in Georgia, but if there have been numerous repeat offenses, or circumstances are particularly serious, the offense becomes a felony. Those convicted of felony DUI are vulnerable to numerous penalties that can change the trajectory of one's life. That is why it is absolutely necessary to seek informed and aggressive counsel to combat these charges and secure the best possible outcome.

At Willis Law Firm, that's precisely the kind of legal representation their firm has provided countless clients facing felony DUI penalties. Their seasoned, award-winning lawyer has more than 20 years of combined DUI experience and is ready to bring unparalleled insight and defense against your felony DUI charges.

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Felony DUI Penalties in Georgia

A fourth DUI offense in a ten year span results in a felony charge. Other circumstances, such as injury, wrongful death, the presence of a minor, or significant property damage can also turn any DUI offense into a felony. Many of these penalties are included Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA) 40-6.

Felony DUI penalties in Georgia include:

  • One to five years in prison (minimum of 90 days)
  • $1000 to $5000 in fines
  • License suspension up to five years
  • Five years of probation
  • At least 60 days of community service
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device
  • Alcohol treatment and evaluation
  • Mandatory risk reduction course

Additional penalties may apply to your offense depending on its circumstances. For instance, if other people were killed in your incident, an additional 15 years in prison can be sentenced for every death if a conviction is reached. For more specific information on what penalties you could be facing for your felony DUI charge, contact Willis Law Firm today.

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Felony DUI penalties are harsh but do not have to be an inevitability. To reduce or avoid these penalties, proactive action is needed and skilled and proven counsel should start working on your behalf immediately.

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